Vashon Island Fire and Rescue
Vashon Island Fire and Rescue

2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 29 117
Feb 44 80
Mar 26 92
Apr 22 99
May 25 103
Jun 22 96
Jul 39 91
Aug -- --
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 207 678

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2016 286 1331
2015 391 1232
2014 371 1117
2013 284 1144
2012 355 1130

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Open House! Saturday, October 7 10:00am-2:00pm

Administration Raechel Ehlers, September 06

Please join us for an afternoon of family fun. VIFR will be opening its bay doors to allow all a chance to see the engines as well as meet our staff and Volunteers. We will have a special appearance from AirLift NW who will be touching down for the event, giving you an up-close and personal look at one of their helicopters. Take the tour of a working Fire Engine, have a hot dog and bounce in an inflatable ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Former Chief Wil Spencer's Passing

Administration Susan Wolf, August 25

On August 17, 2017, Vashon lost one of its favorite sons – Wil Spencer. Although leaving us at an advanced age and having been ill, former Chief Spencer left a legacy with Vashon Island Fire & Rescue’s (VIFR) during its early years. Wil volunteered as a firefighter while still in high school. After graduating Vashon High School, college and spending a brief stint in the military, he again volunteered ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Congratulations, Firefighter Westcott!

Administration Raechel Ehlers, August 15

Last Friday, in Fairbanks, Alaska, former VIFR Explorer Calla Westcott completed her work in the University of Alaska Fairbanks CTC Fire Academy 17-7, and graduated with her Firefighter I and Hazmat Ops certifications.

For 2-1/2 weeks of the 5-week academy, Calla was chosen as class leader; as a result, you'll see in these photos that she was the bearer of the guidon - the academy flag - throughout ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Puget Sound Clean Air Burn Ban Lifted-King County Fire Safety Burn Ban Still in Effect

Administration Raechel Ehlers, August 11

BURN BANS LIFTED FOR KING, KITSAP, PIERCE, AND SNOHOMISH COUNTIES

No Air Quality Burn Bans In Effect

SEATTLE, WA – The burn ban is lifted in King, Kitsap, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties as of today, August 11, 2017 at 2:00pm. Effective immediately, there no air quality burn bans currently in effect in the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency jurisdiction.

Fire safety burn bans are still in effect! Contact ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Fire Academy Recruits Begin Training

Administration Raechel Ehlers, August 01

Last week we started our new Firefighter Recruit Academy. We are very excited to have eight Firefighter Recruits for Vashon and three for South Kitsap. The Recruits will be training to complete a 280 hour course to earn their IFSAC Firefighter I and Hazardous Materials Operations certifications. Training is two nights a week and all day Saturday. Those with an EMT certification also continue to serve ... (Full Story & Photos)

 PPE donning practice, first day putting on bunker gear
PPE donning practice, first day putting on bunker gear

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